23rd May 2024 10:05:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Tawang, May 23: In the auspicious and sacred month of 'Saka Dawa' and Buddha Purnima on Thursday, the Indian Army conducted 'Langar' in the border villages of Mago and Damteng near the holy waterfall in Tawang district. 'Saka Dawa' is the celebration of the life of Lord Buddha's entailing birth and 'Mahaparinirvana'. In Bhoti language, 'Saka' refers to a star that is most visible during the fourth lunar month of Tibetan calendar. The ' Langar' , a symbol of unity and compassion, was organised for all pilgrims and locals of mesmerising village of Mago and Damteng. The bonhomie between local population and soldiers goes a long way in the border areas and this symbolic relation is strengthened with each passing day.
The army units in Baisakhi and Jaswant garh area initiated planting of more than 100 saplings. ADC Jang Hakraso Kri, DFO Tawang 
Piyush Gaikwad, Gaon burahs public and students also participated in the plantation drive organised by Indian Army.

Kenter Joya Riba

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